Galerie Judith Andreae

Gudrun KEMSA

Gudrun KEMSA: News

  • 12.08.2022

  • GUDRUN KEMSA | presentation of collection, mmk Museum Moderner Kunst Wörlen Passau

  • In the course of the new presentation of the collection entitled 'Schätze entdecken. Werke aus der Sammlung (=Discover Treasures. Works from the Collection)', Gudrun Kemsa will be on view at the mmk Museum Moderner Kunst Wörlen in Passau from August 13 2022 to March 26 2023. Opening: August 12, 7 p.m.

  • 14.05.2022

  • Gudrun Kemsa | 10th Bonn Opera Gala for the German Aids Foundation 2022

  • On the occasion of the 10th Bonn Opera Gala for the German Aids Foundation on Saturday, 14 May at 7 pm in the Bonn Opera House, the artist Gudrun Kemsa will be showing photographic and video works that will design the evening's stage set. The artist studied at the Düsseldorf Art Academy and in her work deals with views of cities and nature as well as questions of temporality, perception and the dissolution of boundaries in space. Kemsa has received numerous scholarships and awards and is a professor for 'Moving Images and Photography' at the Hochschule Niederrhein in Krefeld.

Gudrun KEMSA: Work

Gudrun KEMSA: Biography

Gudrun KEMSA
Born 1961 in Datteln, Germany
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  • seit 2001

  • Professorship for 'Moving Images and Photography', Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Krefeld

  • 2000-2001

  • Lectureship for Photography / Film / AV, University of Applied Science Niederrhein, Krefeld

  • 1997-1999

  • Lectureship for Photography, Bergische Universität GH Wuppertal

  • 1985

  • Master Student, Art Academy Düsseldorf

  • 1980-1990

  • Studies, Art Academy Düsseldorf, Prof. Karl Bobek, Prof. Rabinowitch

  • lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

Scholarships and prizes
  • 2010

  • Publication funding of the Kunststiftung NRW

  • 2008

  • Exceptionalprize of the 13. Marler Video-Art-Prize

  • 2004

  • Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris

  • 2000

  • Artist in residence, C-Line Projects

  • Working scholarship at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne

  • 1999

  • Project scholarship at the ZKM Center for Art and Media Technology, Karlsruhe

  • 1996/1997

  • Villa Massimo- Scholarship, Rome

  • 1995

  • New York Scholarship of the Ernst Poensgen Foundation

  • 1994

  • Scholarship of the Ministry of Culture NRW in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut, Genoa

  • Ilford project funding in Istanbul

  • 1992

  • Travel scholarship of the city of Düsseldorf to Israel

  • 1989

  • Italy travel scholarship of the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf


  • 'NEW YORK, NEW YORK', Kunsthalle Erfurt

  • 2022

  • 'Spot On', Galerie Judith Andreae, Bonn

  • 2021

  • 'NEW YORK, NEW YORK', Museum Moderner Kunst Wörlen, Passau

  • 2020

  • 'NEW YORK, NEW YORK', Osthaus Museum Hagen, Hagen

  • 2019

  • 'Gudrun Kemsa - Move In Time', Kunsthalle im Kunsthaus Nexus, Saalfelden

  • 'Moving Portraits', Salzburg Museum, Salzburg

  • 2018

  • 'Die Welt als Bühne', Galerie Bernd A. Lausberg, Düsseldorf

  • 2017

  • 'Pool', plan.d. produzentengalerie e.v., Düsseldorf

  • 2016

  • 'The World as a Stage', Neue Galerie im Haus Beda, Bitburg

  • 2014

  • 'Lausberg Contemporary - Gudrun Kemsa', Armory Art Center, Greenfield Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

  • 'Moving pictures', Galerie Bernd A. Lausberg, Düsseldorf

  • 2013

  • 'Urban Stage', Galerie Bernd A. Lausberg, Düsseldorf

  • 'Urban Stage', Galerie Bernd A. Lausberg, Düsseldorf

  • 2012

  • 'Urban Stage', Kunstmuseum Ahlen

  • 2011

  • 'Urban Stage', Kunstverein Ingolstadt

  • 2010

  • 'Urban Stage', Landesgalerie Linz / Ars Electronica, Linz

  • 2008

  • 'Moving Images', new art forum, Cologne

  • 2007

  • 'Moving Images', Städtische Galerie, Iserlohn

  • 'Moving Images', Jenaer Kunstverein e.V., Jena

  • 2006

  • 'Moving Images', Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld

  • 'Public View', Phenomena Gallery, Seattle

  • 'Choreographien', Kunstverein Museum Schloss Morsbroich e.V., Leverkusen

  • 2003

  • 'Moving Images and Photography', Art from NRW, Former Reichsabtei, Aachen- Kornelimünster

  • 2002

  • 'Photography and video', Lippische Gesellschaft für Kunst e.V. in the Eichenmüllerhaus, Lemgo

  • 'Bewegte Bilder', photography factory Heider, Krefeld

  • 2001

  • 'Photography and video', Galerie Knabe, Frankfurt,

Group Exhibition

Gudrun KEMSA: Texts

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    "The exhibition autumn at Galerie Judith Andreae is under the impression of the World Climate Conference, which will take place from November 6th to 17th 2017 in Bonn. Artists of the gallery, as well as guest artists, present works that show the beauty and at the same time the fragility of the earth. [...]"

Gudrun KEMSA: Press

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    Bonner Generalanzeiger, 16./17. 09. 2017 "Die irritierende Schönheit der Katastrophe. Galerie Judith Andreae mit 'The Planet Is Blue'."

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